1 How will we proceed with the installation of Arch Linux

1 How will we proceed with the installation of Arch Linux

It helps to see your operating system as layers upon layers. We have 4 Phases to install Arch Linux. Phase 1 : Arch Wiki page until first reboot Phase 2 : Making personal account Phase 3 : Getting graphical Phase 4 : Install any desktop you would like We will mainly...
2 Going over the FAQ of the Arch Wiki

2 Going over the FAQ of the Arch Wiki

I remember the following elements when reading this page. Arch Linux is a Do-It-Yourself distro a graphical installer is probably not going to be created you need 64 bits hardware it is a rolling release it follows the standard hierarchy standard for the file system...
3 Going over the help reading

3 Going over the help reading

Things I keep in mind after reading the article # is for root (might need sudo depending on situation) $ is for regular user (no sudo required) # can also be used as comment in config files create directory is mkdir /mnt/boot > to redirect the output like echo...
4 Downloading the iso and setting up virtual box

4 Downloading the iso and setting up virtual box

We use our standard torrent application Qbittorrent or Transmission or Ktorrent to download the iso of Arch Linux. Each month there will be a new release. It is only to keep the updates to a minimum. You will install a minimal base installation and build everything up...
5 Choose between bios or uefi

5 Choose between bios or uefi

Choose whether to follow theBIOSorUEFIinstallation BIOS is often for older computersUEFI is often on newer computers FIND MORE INFO ABOUT BIOS AND UEFI HERE   Learn how to install Arch Linux starting from the iso from archlinux.org and install step by step Arch...
Installation of Awesome on Arch Linux Phase 4

Installation of Awesome on Arch Linux Phase 4

install desktop environment AWESOME Installing Awesome requires only one package. Theming and tweaking your Arch Linux system will require more time, more configs and more packages. All the information about this desktop is here:...
Installation of i3 on Arch Linux Phase 4

Installation of i3 on Arch Linux Phase 4

install desktop environment I3wm Installing i3 requires only a few commands. Theming and tweaking your Arch Linux system will require more time. All the information about this desktop is here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/i3 sudo pacman -S i3-gapssudo pacman...
All in one Arch Linux installation UEFI with Dwm

All in one Arch Linux installation UEFI with Dwm

Another example how to install Arch Linux from A till Z. This time we use ext4 as formatting system. efi (fat32), swap and root as partitions and we use uefi on our VirtualBox.  Later we install dwm. We have seen many archiso releases in the last months. Many things...
All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with Spectrwm

All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with Spectrwm

We install Arch Linux on VirualBox with BIOS activated + swap. We use this tutorial. We get our Arch Linux iso from archlinux.org and boot from it. The correct Virtualbox settings must be applied. Check them out. Then we follow the guide. Cloning a VirtualBox makes...
Installation of Icewm on Arch Linux Phase 4

Installation of Icewm on Arch Linux Phase 4

We install Arch Linux on VirualBox with BIOS activated + swap. We use this tutorial. We get our Arch Linux iso from archlinux.org and boot from it. The correct Virtualbox settings must be applied. Check them out. Then we follow the guide. Cloning a VirtualBox makes...
All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with Ukui

All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with Ukui

We install Arch Linux on VirualBox with BIOS activated + swap. We use this tutorial. We get our Arch Linux iso from archlinux.org and boot from it. The correct Virtualbox settings must be applied. Check them out. Then we follow the guide. Cloning a VirtualBox makes...
All in one Arch Linux installation UEFI with Budgie

All in one Arch Linux installation UEFI with Budgie

Another example how to install Arch Linux from A till Z. This time I use a different formatting system: btrfs. fat32, swap and root as partitons Later we install budgie and gnome (for more support). The Arch Linux iso of 07/2020 is a special edition. Many things have...
All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with Deepin – spices

All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with Deepin – spices

DOWNLOAD ARCOLINUX SPICES TOOL HERE. This video is another example how to install Arch Linux from A till Z. We follow the guide on arcolinuxd.com and install Deepin. ArcoLinux has developed an ArcoLinux Spices Application. This gui will run the scripts we ran in the...
Installation of Arch Linux UEFI with Jwm

Installation of Arch Linux UEFI with Jwm

We install Arch Linux on VirualBox with UEFI activated. We use this tutorial. We get our Arch Linux iso from archlinux.org and boot from it. The correct Virtualbox settings must be applied. Check them out. Then we follow the guide. Cloning a VirtualBox makes sense,...
All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with Xfce – spices

All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with Xfce – spices

DOWNLOAD ARCOLINUX SPICES TOOL HERE. This video is another example how to install Arch Linux from A till Z. We follow the guide on arcolinuxd.com and install Xfce4. ArcoLinux has developed an ArcoLinux Spices Application. This gui will run the scripts we ran in the...
7 The actual installation of Arch Linux Phase 3

7 The actual installation of Arch Linux Phase 3

let us get graphical All this time we have been in this terminal environment. We want to be able to install some kind of desktop environment now : xfce, openbox, i3, deepin, cinnamon,… anything… These are the steps we need to take now. install display...
7 The actual installation of Arch Linux Phase 3

6 The actual installation of Arch Linux Phase 2

Boot from your SSD, harddisk or VirtualBox Reboot selecting the first line in grub. Login as root with the password you choose. root Then type in your password.  Confirm NetworkManager activated the internet with pacman -Syu. (sudo is not required since you are root)...
5 The actual installation of Arch Linux Phase 1 UEFI

5 The actual installation of Arch Linux Phase 1 UEFI

Boot from an usb Information for people who want to install Arch Linux on an SSD or harddisk Before booting from an usb stick you better check your hardware settings. Boot into your hardware settings or BIOS or UEFI settings. Then check following settings. It can have...
5 The actual installation of Arch Linux Phase 1 UEFI

5 The actual installation of Arch Linux Phase 1 BIOS

Boot from USB Information for people who want to install Arch Linux on an SSD or harddisk Before booting from a USB stick, you should check your hardware settings. Boot into your hardware settings – BIOS or UEFI. Then check following settings. It can have...
Get AUR helpers for any Arch Linux based system

Get AUR helpers for any Arch Linux based system

AUR helpers will come and go. We have had our fair share already – packer and yaourt. We have Yay and Trizen to help us install applications from the Arch User Repository or AUR. Installing in a desktop environment Use the snapshot from AUR Installing in a...
All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with Herbstluftwm

All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with Herbstluftwm

This video will be a complete installation from start to end. That is what we call All in One. We download the iso with qbittorrent. Go over the important settings of VirtualBox. A great tip is to learn more about arch-chroot. With arch-chroot you can fix any...
Installation of Lxqt on Arch Linux Phase 4

Installation of Lxqt on Arch Linux Phase 4

After following our guide we choose the desktop we want to install. In this case it takes 4 letters to remember and you have a complete desktop. sudo pacman -S lxqt You can find this info on the Arch Linux wiki page. That is always our first stop....
26 Adding ArcoLinux spices to Arch Linux Deepin

26 Adding ArcoLinux spices to Arch Linux Deepin

If and when you choose to go for a vanilla Arch Linux installation and then install Deepin, you will notice a lot of settings are not yet set. A lot of applications are not installed. A lot of aliases are not present. A lot of icons, conkies, themes, wallpapers,...
All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with Deepin – spices

All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with Deepin desktop

This video will be a complete installation from start to end. That is what we call All in One. We download the iso with qbittorrent. Go over the important settings of VirtualBox. There is a tip about arch-chroot. With arch-chroot you can fix any computer. Follow the...
24 getting the bashrc from ArcoLinux on Arch Linux

24 getting the bashrc from ArcoLinux on Arch Linux

What if you want to re-use the .bashrc of ArcoLinux on Arch Linux. Option 1 : Add the repositories of ArcoLinux to Arch Linux. See this article. Option 2: I just need the .bashrc nothing more. Follow this link. Now copy/paste the contents of that file in your .bashrc...
All in one Arch Linux installation UEFI with Qtile

All in one Arch Linux installation UEFI with Qtile

It takes 20 minutes to install Arch Linux. This video will give you an overview of all the necessary steps to take. You willl have a working system with Qtile desktop. We follow the guide of this page and will compare it with the Arch Linux installation page. This...
All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with Xmonad

All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with Xmonad

It takes 20 minutes to install Arch Linux. This video will give you an overview of all the necessary steps to take. You willl have a working system with Xmonad desktop. We follow the guide of this page. This video will guide youthrough Phase 1, 2 and 3of the Arch...
All in one Arch Linux installation UEFI with Budgie

Installation of Budgie on Arch Linux Phase 4

install desktop environment Budgie Installing Budgie requires only a few lines. Theming and tweaking your Arch Linux system will require more time. All the information about this desktop is here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/budgie sudo pacman -S...
How to add spices to Arch Linux Xfce – conkies – bashrc

How to add spices to Arch Linux Xfce – conkies – bashrc

The topic of the video is how to get the conkies in on Arch Linux but since I jumped into a working system of Arch Linux Xfce some of the things were already installed and others not. ArcoLinux has evolved since the last time I was on this virtualbox and we need to...
How to add the ArcoLinux spices to your Arch Linux system

How to add the ArcoLinux spices to your Arch Linux system

 ArcoLinux Spices Application or ASA has gone through many changes. We started with scripts and moved to an app to start the same scripts. Want to install ArcoLinux packages on an Arch Linux system… follow this link for more information and to download ASA. We...
Installation of Gnome on Arch Linux Phase 4

Installation of Gnome on Arch Linux Phase 4

install desktop environment Gnome Installing Gnome requires only a few lines. Theming and tweaking your Arch Linux system will require more time. All the information about this desktop is here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/gnome sudo pacman -S gnome...
Installation of Mate on Arch Linux Phase 4

Installation of Mate on Arch Linux Phase 4

install desktop environment MATE Installing mate requires only one line. Theming and tweaking your Arch Linux system will require more time. All the information about this desktop is here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/mate sudo pacman -S mate mate-extra Let us...
Installation of Cinnamon on Arch Linux Phase 4

Installation of Cinnamon on Arch Linux Phase 4

install desktop environment CINNAMON Installing Cinnamon requires only one line. Theming and tweaking your Arch Linux system will require more time. All the information about this desktop is here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/cinnamon sudo pacman -S cinnamon...
Installation of Deepin on Arch Linux Phase 4

Installation of Deepin on Arch Linux Phase 4

install desktop environment deepin Installing deepin requires only a few lines. Theming and tweaking your Arch Linux system will require more time. All the information about this desktop is here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Deepin_Desktop_Environment sudo...
Installation of Bspwm on Arch Linux Phase 4

Installation of Bspwm on Arch Linux Phase 4

install desktop environment BSPWM Installing bspwm requires only a few commands. Theming and tweaking your Arch Linux system will require more time. All the information about this desktop is here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Bspwm sudo pacman -S bspwm What...
Installation of Openbox on Arch Linux Phase 4

Installation of Openbox on Arch Linux Phase 4

install desktop environment OPENBOX Installing openbox requires only a few lines. Theming and tweaking your Arch Linux system will require more time. All the information about this desktop is here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/openbox sudo pacman -S openbox...
Installation of Plasma on Arch Linux Phase 4

Installation of Plasma on Arch Linux Phase 4

install desktop environment KDE OR Plasma Installing plasma requires only a few lines. Theming and tweaking your Arch Linux system will require more time. All the information about this desktop is here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/KDE sudo pacman -S...
Installation of Xfce on Arch Linux Phase 4

Installation of Xfce on Arch Linux Phase 4

install desktop environment XFCE Installing xfce4 requires only a few lines. Theming and tweaking your Arch Linux system will require more time. All the information about this desktop is here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/xfce sudo pacman -S xfce4 sudo pacman...
How to add the ArcoLinux spices to your Arch Linux system

All in one Arch Linux installation UEFI with mate

It takes 20 minutes to install Arch Linux. This video will give you an overview of all the necessary steps to take. You will have a working system with Mate desktop in 20 minutes. We follow the guide of this page. I just choose Mate because we do not have a tutorial...
All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with cinnamon

All in one Arch Linux installation BIOS with cinnamon

It takes 20 minutes to install Arch Linux. This video will give you an overview of all the necessary steps to take. You willl have a working system with Cinnamon desktop in 20 minutes. We follow the guide of this page. I just choose Cinnamon because we do not have a...